There are 16 competitors in the MATHCOUNTS Trainer competition, including 3 from New York City. The gold medal goes to first place, silver to second, and bronze to third. In how many ways can the medals be awarded to three of the 16 competitors?
We have ways to award gold....15 ways to award silver and 14 ways to award bronze
16 * 15 * 14 =
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